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, that it could slow the economy in many areas. you have a lot of defense contractors worrying about what will happen at the turn of the new year. it is really anybody's guess. in terms of congress and whether they can come together after the election, but before every new person takes office, there is hope that congress and the white house can come to an agreement anteater postponed those spending cuts and tax increases, or come to -- and either postpone those spending cuts and tax increases, or come to some agreement. i think everyone thinks they may wait -- they may postpone and wait until the new session comes in and let them figure it out. but the so-called lame-duck session might see reasons to make a deal before the new people coming in. we will see. host: the next call comes from adam in phoenix, arizona. you say you are a student. what are you studying? caller: and studying economics. host: you have heard our conversation this morning. and what do you think? caller: i have. mr. rugaber said he was surprised with the unemployment dropping, but i was just reading about a month ago
't touch defense and democrats have the idea you can't consider reigning in growth of entitlement, whatever the dogmatic and sure in your heart -- >> guest: neil -- >> neil: listen. we're going to an abyss. you know it and i know it, right? >> guest: fiscal conservative look at the defense department, audit the thing. we're not oppose to further reduction in rate of increase of spending and defense. but we need to do it more with the scalpel opposed to a meat ax, which is what the sequestration does. it's mindless approach that defense secretary panetta said. we agree with that. >> neil: agree to that mindless approach. john boehner agreed to the approach. we have might not have been wise but everyone agreed to it. >> guest: not everybody. it didn't. nor did jim jordan. we thought it was a stupid deal. it was. playing out to be that way. so no, we need to consolidate the gains of savings, the fact is it's not just doing a deal, about actually putting true fiscal constraints. listening to the other guests there, they're right. the problem is the size of government right now is 24% on traject
die in afghanistan. kill would by insurgent that is seeing growing violence. this as the defense secretary called the president of afghanistan for not being grateful or thankful for the soldier's sacrifice. oliver north is down on the ground in kabul. election a mont to go. what can governor romney do to maintain momentum. they weigh in on the race for the white house. terrifying moments as a charter bus carrying 50 people overturn crashes on a busy highway. hello, everybody. i am uma live in washington with the latest on that and top stories making news in america's news headquarters . a referundum on the president. choice between two different paths for america. whatever you call it. one month for today voters will head to the polls today. governor mitt romney is in florida setting the record straight about his economic plan. john roberts is live. romney is seizing on the momentum. how are the voters responding out there? >> the voters are responding to the governor. this event will be tonight. the entertainment is just warming up six hours before the actual appearance. the gov
. it is their responsibility to step up to their defense of their nation. [applause] we went for al qaeda. we went for some of the late in. we accomplished that goal. and now if it -- we went for osama bin laden. we accomplished that goal. and now it is time. congressman ryan made very clear that governor romney has a very different view. although he says that he thinks we should get out in 2014, although he says that that makes sense, he says we should never have announced that and i might add, had not, the afghans would never step up, which should never have announced that and, when asked to guarantee you will get out, he says it depends. no, i'm serious. you heard it. it depends on the situation on the ground. it depends. well it depends on nothing other than the date as far as we're concerned. it is time for the afghans to take care of their own responsibilities. [applause] but like almost everything, it depends. it depends on which day you asking the question. [laughter] it depends. it depends on the circumstances. but it was not just on foreign policy, it depends. it was also on their attitude of wha
. thirdly, this ongoing issue of how to deal with the impending defense cuts brought about through sequestration are a critically important issue for our nation. $1 trillion in defense cuts over the next two years is simply not acceptable to be able to defend our country and provide you, the men and women who will be in the military, with the support and equipment and material that you need to defend our nation's interests. while president obama has been largely a bystander and not forceful in preventing defense cuts, governor romney has been unequivocal that this policy must be reversed and more resources need to be applied to defense. i am delighted that governor romney has chosen at virginia military institute today to be able to deliver remarks on america's leadership role in the world and on foreign policy. he is a man of immense principle, immensely successful as a leader in the public and private sector. he was commander of the massachusetts national guard, and understands very well what the men and women in the national guard do to support the cause of freedom. please join
for days. >> two-thirds of defense budget pays for pay and salary or pay and pension. >> he looked tired and ragged. the observation they spent too much time with 77-year-old guy trying to beat every factoid into his brain. >> they said reagan is too old for president. in the next debate he was ready for that. >> i will not make age an issue of this campaign. i am not going to exploit for political purposes my opponent's youth and inexperience. [ laughter ] >> he delivers this line and there is sense of humor come in. you see the curl but you know he is delivering a great line and mondale can't help himself. he is simultaneously laughing and at the same time i've just been taken out to the cleaners. >> i turned the guy, i said this race is over. >> john: just from that? >> i walked away. >> most people only remember one thing about the vice presidential debate, when senator lloyd benson when dan quayle compared his experience to j.f.k. >> senator, you are no jack kennedy. >> john: years later, al gore walked up to bush. >> al gore tries to be the bully. you ren the moment. bush doesn't s
awaiting agents took defensive postures with ivy who was about 20-yards away. each believing the silhouette pointing the weapon was a bad guy they started firing. >> it is amazing that we have gone this many years without seeing more incidents like this. >> it is unclear who tripped the sensor that alerted the agents but it has been definitively established that no one other than the agents was at the scene when the gun fire ehe runed. >> you as a representative of these agents have concerns about is the fact there are so many new agents with a lack of experience out in the field. do you think that came into play here? >> i do. i absolutely think that came into play here. we have approximately 16,000 ground agents. of the agents the vast majority of them are five years and under. that is a very, very inexperienced workforce. >> jeffrey self, commander of customs and border protection joint field command friday night. >> if the investigation ultimately reaches that conclusion it changes none of the following facts. that agent ivy gave the ultimate sacrifice and died serving his country. that
this fight of the middle class comes at a time when the president is on the defensive and lost some ground in key areas. cnn orc poll tonight shows the president's lead is half a point outside the margin of error. last month he was leading with nine points. we told you last night about a pughel poll which shows romney leading obama. you can see also barely outside the margin of error. in that same poll, the president's 18-point lead among women disappeared. he's now running even with romney. so who is winning this vital war over middle class tax cuts? rah ham salon joins us and john avlon, senior political columnist at "newsweek" and "the daily beast." this debate over $5 trillion and what you're trying to do and on the backs of the middle class, this isn't just about a number and who is using a number specifically in what way. it goes to the heart of whether the president is going to win. >> in 2008, barack obama did something incredibly brilliant. he actually managed to outflank the republicans on taxes, which was their biggest, most potent issue for literally decades, by saying, hey, if
to hear here. the significance of avoiding defense cuts, specifically referring to sequestration and could affect tens of thousands of people here in virginia specifically. the need to reinvest in the military and the significance of working closely with america's allies. a lot of these contrasts rhetorical more than actual contrasts and witness. he's been vague as some noticed about policy differences with the president but one place where he'll show a difference is on syria. more activist public position and suggesting that the rebels in that country's civil war to be armed and attack the president effectively prosecuting the terrorist attack as he'll describe it that led the death of four americans at the consulate there and libya and say among other things the attack on the consulate in benghazi was likely the work of the same forces that attacked our homeland on september 11th, one. he'll draw that link between that attack and al qaeda. thomas? >> nbc's peter alexander traveling with the romney campaign there in virginia, thank you so much. >> joining me today, a super sized edition.
to refurbish a full abrams tank that even the defense department admits it doesn't need. all part of the fight over defense spending cuts that we have been talking about on this show rather obsessively for the past year. the $1.2 trillion in sequestration cuts take effect on january 2nd and about half of that sum is going to come from defense, making it a major election year issue. >> they're looming across virginia, cuts to national defense that threaten nearly a million small business jobs. tim kean supported the washington budget deal that got us here. a deal that destroy over 500,000 jobs in the defense industry. >> so if defense spending is such a big issue this year, why are we on the hook for those tanks? drew griffin from our special investigations unit is "outfront" with the story. >> reporter: it's a remarkable sight, parked in the california desert. more than 2,000 of them, row upon row of m-1 abrams tanks, built by general dynamics beginning in the 1980s. most of them are still ready to roll. so when the u.s. army's budget folks sat down to make some tough decisions about what to c
like this. he would maintain our current level of defense spending over the next eight years. he would spend way more than a cold war-style drawdown. way more than the sequester, but he would treat the budget as the new normal with slight increases over time. that's the obama plan for the biggest single thing on which we spend discretionary money. mr. obama's opponents, on the other hand, the math ticket, the hard-nosed practical numbers guys, their plan for defense spending looks like this. ta da! that's what mitt romney is proposing for military spending. an otherwise enormous amount of money. this is what they are planning on doing. the highest level of military spending since the korean war. because, you know, forget your hope and change. what the country needs is math, math, math. how does the ticket plan to balance this giant plus sign contained in their plan? this massive increase in government spending. where does the minus come from if they want to increase spending by that much? this was the scene today in a place called van meter, iowa. just outside des moines. this is what
back up. then watch as his defense do some work. ryan kerrigan, 6'4" and has hops, too. takes it the other way. no offense to speak of, but a 7- 0 redskins lead in the 2nd. skins attacking early. 86 of his 115 yards came in the first half. 29 of it there. cundiff staring down a 31-yard like last week. he'd miss. one of last five. not good stats. all the momentum swings to the falcons. before the half, tied at 7 at the half. rg3 and the offense threatening in the second half. this is the play that made everyone stop. rolling to his right, looks for yards, leveled by shawn witherspoon. shanahan calls it a mild concussion. that was the end of griffin's day. 11 of 17, 95 yards. in comes kirk cousins. the skins' 0 for 7 on 3rd downs before this one. slips behind the secondary, 77 yards to the house. skins take a 17-14 lead. and they're in business. cousins 111 yards on the day, 77 right there. the falcons wear down that skins' defense. michael turner chewing up the clock and yards. last chance for cousins. does he has a griffin type comeback in him? picked off. 24-17 the final. two
six of the four down showdown and the defense is leading the offense 3-1. representing the defense ryan kerrigan and the offense, brandon banks. >> should be another cakewalk for the defense. no doubt. >> i like it. we'll start with the first down question. the fastest answer plus you have to get it right wins. what is the capital of minnesota. >> minneapolis. >> no. st.paul. >> it is 1-0 defense. no pressure brandon. >> second down, the hubert h. humphrey metrodome, the vikings stadium used to be home to this other pro minnesota team. >> i said it first. >> that is a tie. >> would do we give it to. >> we'll do a tie. third down. this is not a nickname for minnesota. a land of 10,000 lakes. the bred and butter state. the north star state or d they're all names. >> d. >> bread and butter state. >> or all of the above. >> all of the above. >> the bread and butter state. >> i've heard the 10,000 lakes one. never the other ones. >> that was a true process of elimination. >> we're tied up 2-2. this mall in bloomington, minnesota -- >> mall of america. >> that ain't fair. you need to fi
these devastating defense cuts. when we equivocate on our values, in excess more week. will we look week, our adversaries are much more willing to test us. -- when we'll look week, our adversaries are much more willing to test us. >> that is a bunch of malarkey. this lecture on embassies' security. the congressmen can embassy security in his budget by $300 million below what we ask for. so much for the embassy's security. governor romney, before he knew the facts, before he knew that the ambassador was killed, and he was out making political statements. he was panned by the media around the world. this talk about this weakness, i do not understand my friend is talking about. this is a president who has done everything he has said he is going to do. he has repaired our alliances. this is a guy who brought the entire world to bring about the most -- the most devastating efforts on iran to make sure they stop. these guys back against america all the time. >> let me go back to libya. what were you first told about the attack? why were people talking about protests? when people in the consulate fi
, defense ening. here's a little of what you're so upset about. mitt romney said it today. >> in a place like syria for instance, we should through our partners in the region, work to identify dissidents within syria that are responsible people, try to bring them together, provide weaponing and funding and they can promote their agenda. >> provide funding and weapons for them so they can defend their agenda. >> i have two questions. number one, when we get involved with war or providing weapons, it needs to go before congress. the constitution says that is the prerogative of the legislatures. it's difficult to know who friend and foe are. over a decade now in afghanistan. we have trouble telling friend from foe. the people we're training, the afgh afghan soldiers, are turning their weapons on us. so, how are we supposed to know, who is our friend and foe? there's a significant christian population in syria. they fled from iraq after the war began. they felt it was safer to be under assad. what is that christian population saying? many news reports say they're unsure whether they want to
as the attacks of 9/11, the secretary of defense out with a stunning new warning about our nation's cyber security. that is all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." >> first from fox at 3:00, the white house today defending vice president joe biden's comments on the deadly attack in libya that killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador. last night the moderator of the vice presidential debate asked vice president biden whether the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi was an intelligence failure and reminded him that officials had requested more security. the vice president gave the following response. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. we did not know they wanted more security. at the time, we were told exactly, we said exactly what the intelligence community told us that they knew. that was the assessment. >>trace: early this week a top security officer in libya and national security guardman who led the security team said that he told the house of representatives committee that the state department officials denied the request for ad
we do that. i oppose duplicative programs in defense costing the government $3 billion. i've opposed subsidies for agribusiness in the midwest that cost -- a cost this government over $8 billion a year that we don't need. i oppose giving away tax breaks to the oil industry and gas industry to outsource. i have been able to stand up and oppose things we don't need the we need a combination of both additional revenue from those who have done very well by this economy and them some serious -- that is some serious spending cuts. the senator we're seeking to replace, we should elect someone in the senate is going to be willing to compromise. i am. linda mcmahon is not. she is one of these candidates who signed this pledge to grover norquist and a lobbying group in washington. in her debates, she said she agreed with mayor romney that if given a chance to cut spending by $10 and increase revenue by $1 that she would not take it. we don't need to send someone to washington who is going to feed this obstructionism and draw these ridiculously hard lines and the stand -- hard line in the sand.
not be imposing these devastating defense cuts, because what that does when we equivocate on our values, it makes us more weak. it projects weakness. when we look weak, our adversaries are much more willing to test us and less willing -- >> with all due respect that's a bunch of mularkey. >> why is that so? >> not a single thing he said is accurate. >> be specific. >> i will be very specific. number one, this lecture on embassy security, the congressman here cut embassy security in his budget by $300 million below what we asked for, number one. so much for the embassy security piece. number two, governor romney, before he knew the facts, before he even knew that our ambassador was killed, he was out making a political statement which was panned by the media around the world. and this talk about this weakness. i don't understand what my friend is talking about here. this is a president who's gone out and done everything he has said he was going to do. this is a guy who's repaired our alliances so the rest of the world follows us again. this is a guy who brought the entire world, including russia a
defense cuts that are coming up this january. these are things he has mentioned before, so this speech seemed to be an opportunity to make that argument a little more forcefully and and a place like virginia where it is a major battleground this year. the obama campaign is responding with a tv ad of their own in virginia, focusing on governor romney's foreign trip abroad, saying this was a reckless tripped and using a lot of footage from that. less than a month away from election day, we have a turn back toward foreign policy. it is the mirror image of what happened in 2008 when foreign policy had the election but once the financial collapse happened, suddenly everything turned to the economic issues and now you're seeing the other way around. host: thank you for joining us. appreciate it. >> this is where mr. romney will give his speech this morning. this is the virginia military institute in lexington, virginia. you are looking at the hall of valor. now romney is set to give his foreign policy speech at of the debate on foreign policy october 26 in florida. we will have live coverage
mccain said the other day this is the first time in 51 years that the senate hasn't passed a defense authorization bill. the problem right now, i don't think we will convince harry reid to change -- >> but the beauty and election you don't have to convince. you just have to replace. that's why we made a republican majority. >> given the people have in congress right now i would rather see gridlock than then getting to the kind of crazy ideas putting us more in debt just like raising the debt ceiling. you know it's coming again. you know congressman flake is going to vote for. maybe this time, maybe i stand corrected, it appears only. he votes for raising the debt ceiling when there's republican president. a rather than have these people and their content to march is done the same road we been marching down, we are better off with gridlock. we need to change hearts and minds. >> we gotcha. i want to know your opinion on the filibuster. is it being abused? should be done away with? it is not in the constitution. >> it absolutely is being abused spent do you think you think is probably?
>> pelley: tonight, the defense secretary warns of new attacks etd destructive as pearl harbor and 9/11. theyey could contaminate the water supply in major cities. >> pelley: david martin on the threat of cyber warfare. did the vice president get it the vibout the deadly attack in libya? >> we weren't told they wanted more security. >> pelley: reports from jan crawford and nancy cordes. fos angeles makes space for a rdes.craft as "endeavour" lands in its new home. bill whitaker is there. and steve hartman "on the road." whey were separated at birth. whitake're together till death do they part. >> reporter: so you think this th ats meant to be? >> absolutely. match made in heaven. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the united states is facing an attack threat equivalent to 9/11, an attack that would be carried out by computer. that was the stark warning from defense secretary leon panetta. he described a cyber pearl harbor in which attackers could take over computers that control the transportation system or a u
him totally on the defensive. >> paul: all right,let's run back-to-back ads, we have from the two candidates and get a flavor of what matt is talking about. >> my grandfather and great grandfather worked in connecticut factories, my family's rooted in the middle class. so my jobs plan starts with the buy america initiative to create connecticut jobs and my tax plan cuts taxes for the middle class, but linda mcmahon's tax plan gives mer a 7 billion dollar tax cut a programs for the middle class and seniors, and linda mcmahon never fought for the middle class. >> chris murphy attacks linda and social security and medicare, but murphy doesn't tell us when he was sued in court for not paying his rent, or paying his mortgage on committee hearings. do you think that murphy is telling the truth now? two facts, on march 2010, murphy vote today medicare 716 million dollars and linda mcmab policemened-- >> and pretty cookie cutter, i'm for the middle class and she's for the rich and cut grandma and throw her in the snow banks, who gets the best of the exchange. >> and she's way ahead, and p
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